Industrial design and usability

Etteplan’s experienced industrial designers and usability engineers help customers design and manufacture user-friendly products and user interfaces with advanced functionality, ensuring an optimal user experience.

Etteplan’s experts have the skills to take responsibility for entire product development projects, from ideation to production. When designing products for our customers, we typically provide a complete design folder including sketches with a proposal for product design, functionality including usability, colors, material choices and user interface. The design folder and prototypes help the customer with early marketing activities as well as speeding up the development process. Based on the customer and user feedback, Etteplan continues with CAD modeling and prototype production for manufacturing.

Etteplan’s industrial design and usability services fall into the following categories:

Usability engineering

  • User research
  • User requirements
  • Usability evaluations
  • Biomechanics and ergonomics
  • User interface design
  • Human machine interface (HMI)

Industrial design

  • Ideation and visualization of the product
  • Product concepts and detail design
  • Technical drawings
  • Presentation materials

Mechanical engineering

  • 3D CAD models
  • Material engineering
  • Design for manufacturing
  • Prototypes - Prototyping

In addition, Etteplan has extensive expertise in software and hardware development, project management, regulatory affairs and certification of medical devices in Europe and USA.



Customers that have entrusted their industrial and usability design to Etteplan include: Getinge, Medtentia, Redsense, Nordic Medcom, and Invacare.



For more information about Etteplan’s services in the area of industrial design and usability, please contact:

Ann-Marie Eriksson, tel. +46-734 42 45 81 or email: ann-marie.eriksson(at)